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Table 2 Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios for disability pension

From: Health problems account for a small part of the association between socioeconomic status and disability pension award. Results from the Hordaland Health Study

  Odds ratio Crude 95% CI Odds ratio Adjusted1 95% CI Proportion accounted for by health2
ALL (n = 15067)      
   Higher education (> 12 years) 1   1   
   High school (12 years) 2.03 1.49 - 2.77 1.81 1.31 - 2.52 16%
   Compulsory school (9 years) 4.60 3.34 - 6.33 3.87 2.73 - 5.47 11%
MEN (n = 6909)      
   Higher education (> 12 years) 1   1   
   High school (12 years) 2.34 1.36 - 4.01 2.00 1.13 - 3.55 18%
   Compulsory school (9 years) 5.46 3.10 - 9.61 4.39 2.39 - 8.06 13%
WOMEN (n = 8158)      
   Higher education (> 12 years) 1   1   
   High school (12 years) 1.88 1.29 - 2.75 1.79 1.19 - 2.70 8%
   Compulsory school (9 years) 4.03 2.74 - 5.94 3.80 2.47 - 5.85 4%
  1. 1 Health factors adjusted for: Anxiety symptom score (HADS-A), Depression symptom score (HADS-D), Number of somatic diagnosis, Number of pharmacological treatments, Somatic symptoms, Obesity (BMI ≥ 30), Self-reported fibromyalgia, Lasting pain/stiffness during previous year in each of Neck, Shoulders, Elbows, Hands/wrists, Chest/abdomen, Upper back, Lower back, Hips, Knees and Feet/ankles.
  2. 2 Calculated using the formula : 1 - (ln(OR adjusted )/ln(OR crude ))